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When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Jack Thornhill was discharged on 15 December 1945 in New Orleans. After being discharged, he went back to Alexandria [...
John Rogers was fighting on Christmas Day [Annotator's Note: 25 December 1944] during the Battle of the Bulge. They...
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Clem Thrift's last combat assignment was off of Borneo. There was concern because Japanese soldiers were swimming out...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
John Rogers found dug in tanks that were dispersed throughout [Annotator's Note: throughout Germany]. One time, they...
Once William Garbo returned to G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment, he resumed command of his machine gun...
Gerard Halpern was serving with the XVth Corps when the war ended. He was stationed in the town of Chantilly right...
William Epperson saw the concentration camp at Dachau while he was stationed in Munich. The first attempt had been...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Elmer Knudsen was deployed close to the Rhine River and was billeted in a private...
Norman Hatch remained on Iwo Jima for the first 18 days of the battle. He was flown off on D plus 18. Hatch flew off...
William Leo Spaetgens was pulled out of the Navy Armed Guard in January 1945. Many men were removed from that service...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
When the GIs started pushing the Germans back [Annotator's Note: during the later stages of the Battle of the Bulge],...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
Jimmy Doi encountered Italian fascists at San Terenzo. San Terenzo was their last big battle. They were down in a gully...
Wallace Jeffery was near the Buchenwald concentration camp when the war ended in Germany. The camp had been liberated...
That was as close as Emmett Kaylor ever came to getting hit [Annotator's Note: during a Japanese attack in the...
Joseph Medicine Crow walked all night after exiting the Liberty ship in France. They covered 25 miles the first night....
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
When the morning came, someone told Jack Houston that he 22nd [Annotator's Note: 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine...
When Masaji Inoshita got to the ceremony [Annotator's Note: a Japanese surrender ceremony in China] he found out that...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
Lewis Guidry crossed the Rhine River near the Remagen Bridge [Annotator's Note: the Ludendorff Bridge in the city of...
Bernard Friedenberg fought at Aachen, Germany on the Siegfried Line. He was doing the same thing over and over again...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
To William Lansford, all campaigns had goofy things happen. The first time he went out by himself he had been warned of...
Thomas Ballew served with the 231st Searchlight Battalion which was attached to the 9th Air Force. Ballew was born in...
Henry Malec brought Hermann Göring into a waiting room prior to some sort of interrogation [Annotator's Note: this was...
When Edward Chinnis reported aboard the ship [Annotator's Note: USS Dorchester (APB-46)], there was a third class...
James Livaudais flew from England to Holland on 17 September 1944. Flying at about 500 feet at 150 miles per hour,...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Field served in the Army as a paratrooper with the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, then...
Kaliste Saloom was attached to the SHAEF [Annotator's Note: Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces], Supreme...

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